Sentences Containing 'dissent'
The old man looked at her for an instant with an expression of the deepest tenderness, then, turning towards the notary, he significantly winked his eye in token of dissent.
And though this reasoning may contradict the systems of many philosophers, in ascribing necessity to the determinations of the will, we shall find, upon reflection, that they dissent from it in words only, not in their real sentiment.
But though without dissent this point be fixed, how is mortal man to account for it?
More Vocab Words::: subordinate - occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class
::: retaliate - repay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate
::: ignominy - deep disgrace; shame or dishonor; ADJ. ignominious; Ex. ignominous defeat
::: fluctuate - waver; shift; rise and fall as if in waves; change or vary irregularly
::: pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
::: conservatory - (conservatoire) school of the fine arts (especially music or drama); glass-enclosed area; CF. conservancy
::: glossary - brief explanation of words used in the text
::: chronic - long established as a disease
::: liquidate - settle accounts; pay off (a debt); clear up; eliminate; kill or abolish
::: quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence